• Racing Tips
    Suspended sentence for animal cruelty
    VETERAN horseman Keith Toulmin has been found guilty of animal cruelty following an RSPCA investigation. The Tasmanian trainer was convicted on three charges, comprising of cruelty to animals, failing to comply with an instruction and aggravated cruelty. In finding Toulmin guilty, the magistrate handed down a two-month prison sentence,... Read more
    SA stars shine

    SA stars shine

    August 30, 2017

    POPULAR horseman Ryan Hryhorec has continued his domination of the South Australian training ranks. Registering 72 local wins for the season, Hryhorec topped the table for the fourth consecutive year. Naturally pleased with the term, Hryhorec stated the result was particularly satisfying given the interrupted year his stable has... Read more
    Australasian Breeders’ Crown Breeding
    NO SIRE nor broodmare sire was dually represented by Australasian Breeders’ Crown results from Melton on Sunday. Half-brothers Art Major and the ill-fated Perfect Art were the closest relations to figure, with Art Major leaving the 2YO Filly champion Nostra Villa and Perfect Art leaving the dam of the... Read more
    Manning to claim world title
    AUSTRALIA’S very own ‘wonder woman’ Kerryn Manning is poised to establish yet another record. Already the world’s most successful reinswoman, Manning is about to overtake American Julie Krone as the leading horsewoman. Thanks to her victory with Ameretto at Tabcorp Park Melton last Friday night, Manning sits equal with... Read more
    Emulating sibling’s feat

    Emulating sibling’s feat

    August 29, 2017

    TALENTED trotter Dance Craze emulated one of her well-performed sibling’s feats while also joining her mother as a ‘black type’ thanks to victory at Tabcorp Park Melton on Sunday. By capturing her division of the Breeders’ Crown, Dance Craze sits on the three-year-old honour roll with her half-sister Reina... Read more
    Preview: Menangle August 29

    Preview: Menangle August 29

    August 29, 2017

    GEARY COULD FINISH THE SEASON WITH A FLOURISH IT’S hard to believe that Chris Geary is still regarded as a junior in the driving ranks, he’s been such a force in Sydney harness racing for so long. And while the winners have flowed thick and fast this season –... Read more
    Preview: Menangle Tuesday August 29
    Talented trotters on show today at Menangle BLAKE Fitzpatrick will be hoping to repeat last Tuesday’s feat of winning the opening race with trotter Tuhimata Lass in today’s opener at Tabcorp @ Club Menangle. Darren McCall could provide Fitzpatrick with a challenge with Five Card Trump, who finished runner-up... Read more
    Yole claims Tassie record

    Yole claims Tassie record

    August 28, 2017

    IN SOME ways you could say last night’s Launceston meeting didn’t go Ben Yole’s way. With a massive team engaged on the program – 42 to be precise – Yole contested nine of the 11 races on the card an appeared to be set for another evening of domination... Read more
    Spectacular Petacular Crown celebration
    IF YOU’RE in the Ballarat area do yourself a favour by tracking down Michael Stanley and company. Following Petacular’s success in this afternoon’s Breeders’ Crown Final a strong gathering is expected to converge at a local pub owned by some of the filly’s connections. “To finish off her season... Read more
    Top filly bounces back

    Top filly bounces back

    August 28, 2017

    IT DIDN’T take boom filly Nostra Villa long to return to the winners’ circle. Successful at her first seven starts, Nostra Villa suffered her maiden defeat when a head second in a Breeders’ Crown semi at Bendigo last week. Lining up in the Group One Final at Tabcorp Park... Read more